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the tip of the iceberg

a small and known part of something much larger and unknown: As with many injuries, the damage we can see is only the tip of the iceberg.
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tip of the iceberg

C2 a small, noticeable part of a problem, the total size of which is really much greater: These small local protests are just the tip of the iceberg.
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